Full name Rupert Thomas Webb
Born July 11, 1922, Harrow, Middlesex
Current age 94 years 195 days
Major teams Sussex
Batting style Right-hand bat
Fielding position Wicketkeeper
Height 6 ft 0 in
|First-class span||1948 - 1960|
Rupert Webb's career was delayed by WW2 but he made his debut for Sussex in 1948 and was a regular in the side until he retired at the end of 1960. One of the old-school of specialist wicketkeepers, he failed to make a fifty in more than 250 matches for the county. After retiring he became and actor and model, and had a bit part in the film Four Weddings And A Funeral. In 2004 he was involved in a public spat with Robin Marlar over Marlar's claim that a dropped catch by Webb cost the county the Championship in 1953.
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